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20-075 Counselor 2

Southwest Behavioral Care, Inc. | Latrobe, PA | Part Time and Contract

Job Description

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL CARE, INC.

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Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.   Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!   

 

POSITION:                   Counselor 2 – (Part-Time Contract)

                                      Mental Health Outpatient and Drug & Alcohol Program

                                      Latrobe, PA Location

 

PAY GRADE:                      14

 

WAGE:                                $27/hr. (with opportunities for advancement within the agency)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides clinical assessments as well as outpatient psychotherapy including, but                                 not limited to individual, family, and group sessions.
  • Conducts assessment and diagnostic services to develop a comprehensive treatment plan and related treatment recommendations.
  • Develops and implements individualized treatment plans using individual, marital, group and family methodologies.
  • Participates in treatment team meetings with all levels of psychiatric and clinical staff, both individually and in group supervision.
  • Initiates appropriate Intra and Inter Agency contact to facilitate the care of the individuals that are served.
  • Prepares, maintains and submits all assigned case records, charts, reports, forms and other required documentation in a professional and timely manner.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:            

  • ·        Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related social services field with a clinical practicum; in accordance with Department of Human Services (DHS) or Department of Drug & Alcohol Program (DDAP) regulations.
  • ·       Demonstrated ability or willingness to obtain the Certified Addiction Counselor credential after three years of employment.
  • ·        Demonstrated ability to obtain vital information during an interview to make proper recommendations.
  • ·        Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearance.
  • ·        Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • ·        Ability to transport oneself in an insured vehicle, as program needs dictate.
  • ·        Ability to observe and recognize verbal and non-verbal signs of physical or mental disorders.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-075.

 

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